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Stocks plunge at opening amid panic sale

Stocks plunge at opening amid panic sale

Stocks opened sharply lower on Thursday due to panic sale amid a “complete shutdown” across the country enforced by quota reform protesters. After the first one and half hours of trading, DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by more than 45 points or 0.81

Stocks end flat as investors stay cautious

Stocks end flat as investors stay cautious

Stocks ended on a flat note on Tuesday as cautious investors remained observant of the market’s trend. The prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) decrease 1.82 points to settle at 5,483. The capital bourse of the country registered back-to-back flat sessions as cautious investors rem

Stocks down in early trading despite blue chips surge

Stocks down in early trading despite blue chips surge

Stocks opened lower on Tuesday, as cautious investors opted for booking profit on quick-gaining stocks. The market witnessed volatility as cautious investors remained observant of the market’s trend ahead of the announcement of the upcoming monetary policy statement and financial statements

'gpfi unlimited' starts life

'gpfi unlimited' starts life

Telecoms giant Grameenphone on Monday launched Bangladesh's first fixed wireless access (FWA) service named 'gpfi unlimited', marking a milestone in the path towards the country's digital transformation. Following the Unified Licensing Guideline, this innovative solution leverages FWA technology t

Stocks open higher after three-day slump

Stocks open higher after three-day slump

Stocks opened higher on Monday after a three-day fall as investors put fresh bets on lucrative shares. After the first one and a half hours of trading, DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by more than 30 points or 0.55 per cent to 5,513 at 11:30 am, when the report was

Uttara Bank gains 108pc growth in profit in Q2

Uttara Bank gains 108pc growth in profit in Q2

Uttara Bank gained a 108 per cent year-on-year growth in profit to Tk 1.37 billion in the second quarter of FY24, according to its unaudited financial report published on Sunday. In the first six months of FY24, the lender earned 61 per cent more to Tk 1.94 billion compared to the same period a ye

Bank accounts frozen, family ties under scanner

Bank accounts frozen, family ties under scanner

The central bank has frozen bank accounts of SK Trims on recommendation of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) as part of an investigation into illegal means of wealth accumulation by former revenue official Md Matiur Rahman. Officials of SK Trims said they received a letter from the Bangladesh B

Stocks open week lower amid cautious trading

Stocks open week lower amid cautious trading

Stocks opened lower on Sunday, as cautious investors opted for booking profit on quick-gaining stocks. After the first one and a half hours of trading, DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by more than 24 points or 0.43 per cent to 5,482 at 11:30 am, when the report w

Stock rally loses steam on profit-taking

Stock rally loses steam on profit-taking

The stock market managed to stay positive this week, extending the gaining streak for the fourth straight week even as cautious investors opted to book profit on quick-gaining stocks. As many stocks saw price appreciation by 10 to 15 per cent in the past few trading days, smart investors r

Stocks plummet amid selling pressure

Stocks plummet amid selling pressure

Stocks plummeted on Thursday, extending the losing streak for the second day in a row, as the risk-averse investors continued to book profit on quick-gaining shares. The market opened on a positive note in the morning but failed to sustain the positive momentum amid selling pressure from c

Stock open lower on profit booking

Stock open lower on profit booking

Stocks opened lower on Thursday, as cautious investors opted for booking profit on quick-gaining stocks. After the first two hours of trading, DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by more than 31 points or 0.55 per cent to 5,538 at 12:00 noon, when the report was file